M-FORCE19 NORTH AMERICA - SPEAKERS


Brian Balboni

Brian is a former United States Marine with almost two decades of technology development experience. Under Brian’s leadership Primex has made tremendous strides building, investing and expanding our internal engineering and product development capabilities, demonstrated through successfully releasing highly sophisticated products like the PrimexTemp sensors, Atlas weather stations, a 72MHz mass notification offering, and a proprietary Bluetooth mesh synchronized time platform. Before joining Primex, Brian managed enterprise application development programs for Hewlett Packard’s Enterprise Services division. Brian spent six years responsible for wealth management technology for Raymond James’ Private Client Group, focusing upon investment management applications, regulatory compliance solutions, and client tools for account management. Whether building and coaching a highly capable full stack engineering team, improving our product quality and precision, or focusing upon streamlining design and development processes, Brian’s attention is always centered upon delighting customers with new innovations.


Tony De Cicco

Tony De Cicco earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Montclair State University. With over 30 years of leadership experience in developing and growing strong service and sales organizations, he joined Miratech as the Vice-President of US Customer Intelligence in April 2017. In his new role, Tony is responsible for leading the Customer Intelligence Practice. He will help to leverage Miratech’s engineering expertise and long-standing Genesys-Miratech partnership into a global Genesys Practice. Before Miratech, Tony was the Vice-President of Professional Services at Informix Software with the responsibility of the overall training, consulting, and systems engineering organizations. Following this role, he served as Senior Vice-President for worldwide Professional Services at VERITAS Software. He was responsible for growing operations from $10 million to over $100 million in 4 years. Immediately before his role at Miratech, he served as Vice-President of Solutions & Consulting for Genesys Telecommunication Laboratories, leading and mentoring a team of expert consultants, delivering technical excellence and consistently exceeding revenue growth goals.


Eric Entzeroth

Eric Entzeroth is a seasoned technology sales and operations executive with 30 years of experience delivering enterprise software solutions to the communications, finance, manufacturing, retail and government industries. Mr. Entzeroth most recently served as Senior Vice President of Global Accounts and Senior Vice President of Americas Field Operations for Genesys from 2004-2017. Prior to Genesys, Mr Entzeroth worked in senior sales and operations roles at Sprint, Unisys, Informix, and CommerceQuest/ICG. Mr. Entzeroth received his B.S. in Accounting and his MBA from Avila University in 1981 & 1987 respectively.


Tejune Kang

Mr. Kang is an American technology executive with more than 25 years of experience leading global enterprise technology application implementations.
An innovative technology entrepreneur born in Silicon Valley, California, he is instrumental to the growth of Atypical Digital. Mr. Kang was a senior strategy engineer for 5 years with PeopleSoft (now Oracle Corporation), a multinational and multibillion dollar technology company. Mr. Kang managed some of the most complex Human Resources, Financial, Supply Chain, and Enterprise Performance Management software implementations for Fortune 500 companies including Boeing, Apple, AT&T, HP and many others.
Mr. Kang’s multi-faceted entrepreneurial background and opinion leadership has led to frequent interviews regarding the future of technology, business growth, and hiring insight with many publications.
Mr. Kang has also graduated from the Harvard Business School’s (HBS) Owner President/Management Program (OPM 50) Class of 2017, is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Young Presidents Organization (YPO) of Manhattan New York Chapter, National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Key Executive Program and Entrepreneurial Master’s Program, graduated in June of 2017. Mr. Kang graduated from The University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Economics.
Mr. Kang is involved in the latest technology including Internet of Things (IOT), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (AR), and has been involved in the beginning of cryptocurrency since 2011. His experience includes extensive blockchain technology and bitcoin.


Gregory North

Globe North Founder and President Gregory North is a recognized thought leader in enterprise and digital transformation with over twenty-five years of experience leading business transformation. Engaging with industry leaders around the world, Gregory is helping to shape best practice in digital strategy, intelligent automation, and the emerging digital workforce and has led design and deployment of automation capability including RPA in global businesses. Prior to launching Globe North, Gregory was Chief Process Officer for Xerox Services. Over his career, he has led Business Transformation in Business Services, Financial Services and Advanced Manufacturing. Gregory serves as Principal Advisor on Digital Transformation to the Outsourcing Institute and the Institute for Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence (IRPA/AI) and is an Avasant Distinguished Fellow.


Magnus Penker

Magnus Penker is an internationally-renowned though leader on innovation, artificial intelligence, digitization, and business transformation. He is a speaker in prestigious global forums and events, such as – The Global Peter Drucker Forum, top ranked international business and design schools, a variety of associations and some of the world’s largest companies. Mr. Penker is currently writing a 5 Volume Series on Business Innovation titled The Complete Guide to Business Innovation and is contributing as an editor at the International Journal of Innovation Science.
As a result of these achievements he has been honored with the Business Worldwide Magazine award as the ‘Most Innovative CEO Sweden 2016’ and appointed as a Global Top 100 CEO by CEO Monthly year 2018. Additionally, he has launched 10 start-ups as well as acquired, turned around, and sold 30 SMEs all over Europe.